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Unemployment at 4.8 per cent

Unemployment at 4.8 per cent


There were 135 000 unemployed persons in June, adjusted for seasonal variations. This corresponded to 4.8 per cent of the labour force.

Figures from The tourist season in Norway

Figures from The tourist season in Norway


          There has been a record high 2.45 million guest nights in June 2016 in Norwegian hotels. This is an increase of 3 per cent compared with June 2015.

Increased seafood exports from Norway

Increased seafood exports from Norway


Norway exported seafood worth NOK 6.6 billion in July. This is an increase of 15 per cent or NOK 882 million compared with July 2015  

Norway's Statoil expands in Brazil

Norway's Statoil expands in Brazil


Norway's energy provider Statoil acquires operated interest in Brazilian offshore licence containing a substantial part of the Carcará pre-salt oil discovery.

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World's longest sub-sea power cable

Norwegian energy distributor Statnett and UK's National Grid have reached an agreement to construct an interconnector between...

SPORT

Lillehammer: Winter Youth Olympic Games opened

The Winter Youth Olympic Games (YOG) 2016 opened at Lillehammer, Norway on Friday evening, at...

TRAVEL

Figures from The tourist season in Norway

          There has been a record high 2.45 million guest nights in June 2016 in Norwegian...

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Happy birthday, Norway!

May 17th, is Norway's National Day. It is celebrated all across the nation, from the largest...

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